Patna, Oct 6 : The CPI-M will stage countrywide protests against the BJP on October 9 to expose the latter’s real agenda behind political violence in CPI-M-ruled Kerala, party leader Sitaram Yechuri said on Friday. “The CPI-M will protest across the country against the BJP to expose its violence agenda in Kerala. We will fight […]

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Bengaluru/Chennai, Oct 6 : Jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala was on Friday granted five-day parole to meet her ailing husband M. Natarajan in Chennai. She has been directed to keep away from all political activity during the parole period. Sasikala, 60, left for Chennai in a private car along with her nephew and sidelined AIADMK […]

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New Delhi, Oct 6 : In an unprecedented decision, the Supreme Court collegium has decided to put in public domain all its recommendations for the appointment, elevation and transfer of judges to various high courts and the top court from now onwards. The top court collegium makes recommendation for the appointment and elevation of judges […]

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New Delhi, Oct 6 : It is just not the government’s business to tell the people what they should eat or drink because it would hurt the tourism industry, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Friday, amid alcohol prohibition and beef ban diktats in the country. In an address to the World Economic Forum, […]

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Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 6 : Haryana Police on Friday claimed that Honeypreet Insan, the closest aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is misleading police in the investigation into her role in violence in Panchkula and elsewhere after the August 25 conviction of Ram Rahim on two counts of rape. […]

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Hyderabad, Oct 6 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday said the Central government’s “one nation one election” plan doesn’t seem possible because a majority of political parties may not agree. “It doesn’t look possible because so many (parties) may not agree. It’s a multipolar country, not a unipolar country,” he told reporters […]

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Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The government plans to announce the much-awaited new Haj Policy 2018-2022 on Saturday, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Friday. The minister said a four-member committee headed by retired IAS officer Afzal Amanullah would submit its report to the government on the New Haj Policy 2018-2022 […]

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New Delhi, Oct 6 : A number of women activists on Friday wrote an open letter to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the State Women’s Commission (SWC) to seek their intervention in a young woman Hadiya’s “forcible” confinement at her parents’ house and demanded state protection for her. “As women’s rights activists from across […]

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Hyderabad, Oct 6 : A trade union affiliated to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Telangana swept the polls in state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), defeating the alliance of opposition parties. Telangana Boggu Gani Karmika Sangham (TBGKS) retained its hold in the largest public sector company in the state, winning nine out of […]

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